OLD GREENWICH, CT (Sept. 11, 2017) – Spencer Trask & Co., a leading business and technology development firm, today announced its chairman Kevin Kimberlin was invited to participate in a panel discussion at Mobile World Congress Americas. Taking place at San Francisco’s Moscone Center (Moscone North, M2M Zone) on Sept. 12, 2017, the panel begins at 4:30 p.m. PT and will focus on mobile connectivity and the future of IoT.

Moderated by Mobile Workforce GM Americas and noted IoT expert Stewart Skomra, the panel discussion will cover the evolution of mobile technology, future trends in the mobile space and how IoT represents the next great wave of what mobile makes possible in our lives. Skomra is joined by Kimberlin, a serial entrepreneur and mobile technology pioneer who helped launch Millicom, and Keith McMillen, CEO of BeBop Sensors, the leader in smart fabric sensor technology. McMillen’s proprietary technology turns any fabric, clothing or vehicle interior into a mobile-connectable sensor device.

Kimberlin and McMillen will share their unique insights on the acceleration of connectivity from the early days of mobile communications to the industrial IoT of today, including the adoption of connected wearables.

Mobile World Congress Americas, produced by the GSMA in partnership with CTIA, is being held September 12-14 in San Francisco and consists of a conference program featuring C-level speakers and leading industry experts. An estimated 30,000 people are expected to attend the event.

About Spencer Trask & Co.

Spencer Trask & Co. is a leading business and technology development firm that helps entrepreneurs, CEOs and corporate partners start and grow high impact ventures that change the world. The company has been instrumental in the formative stage of companies that pioneered many technological and scientific advancements in the fields of genomics, healthcare technology, mobile technology, the Internet and Open Innovation. Please visit for more information.

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The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organizations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series. Please visit for additional information.